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WETA
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky will spend at least 30 years in prison for repeated and sustained sexual abuse of young boys. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the sentence that guarantees sandusky will spend the rest of his life behind bars. >> woodruff: then, jeffrey brown examines charges that two chinese companies-- among the largest telecom equipment makers in the world-- are ahrtoeat u.s. security. >> ifill: we update the presidential race as both candidates compete in battleground states, and we preview the "choice 2012," airing tonight on frontline. >> woodruff: from our climate change series, hari sreenivasan reports on urban areas heating up, and one city's efforts to cool down. >> ifill: and ray suarez has the story of a mexican drug lord killed in a gunfight, and his corpse stolen from the funeral home. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been pr
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
to their bodies but what you did to their psyches and souls. joining me now is mark brennan who covers penn state. on his website fightonstate.com, he was in the courtroom today. mark, it's good to see you. obviously this story is never easy to discuss, but does this in some ways -- i hate the notion of closure, because it's not like you wake up and something suddenly goes away. does this help at all now that jerry sandusky will likely spend of rest of his life in jail? >> yeah. you talk about a 30 to 60-year sentence. it might as well be 300 years. if penn state fans have one concern, they think only 30 years? most people realize it's for the rest of his life. the real odd thing today, every time this guy opens his mouth, whether it was costas last november or the radio thing yesterday or whether it was today, he just looks more and more guilty. we could see why he wasn't on the stand at his trial. >> you know, we heard people talk about perhaps a smirk on his face inside the courtroom before the sentencing he had this statement saying that the only person that he'd had, you know, sexual relatio
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >>> the form he penn state coach, assistant coach, jerry sandusky, learn his fate today. a judge gave him a 30 to 60-year sentence which means he will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. brian moore was in the courtroom and has more of what some of sandusky's victims said in court before the sentence was handed down. >> reporter: jerry sandusky left the courthouse to begin what amounts a life sentence behind bars. the form he penn state football kofi once hailed as a hero on the gridiron, now officially labeled a violent sex predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, sandusky delivered a rambling 50-minute statement. he choke with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain and he declared himself a victim. repeating claim of innocence, he made in a radio statement on the eve of sentencing. >> they can treat me as a monster but they cannot take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the prosecutor called sandusky's statements ridiculous. >> his statement today was a master piece of banal self-delusion. completely unt
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the courtroom says sandusky appear the about to try and kept clearing his voice. late yesterday, the penn state radio station aired an audio recording from sandusky giving a similar statement and reacted to what he called the worst loss of his life. >> they can take away my life, make me out as a monster and treat me as a monster but they cannot take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged acts. >>shepard: he blames the victims. what they have done do his life. it was quite frankly to many observers astounding. today before he delivered -- he had the sentence delivered the judge said the tragedy it is a story of betrayal. the most obvious aspect is your betrayal of ten children. sandusky calls himself the victim, even now. david lee miller is outside the courthouse where he covered the trial. david lee? >>reporter: it was an emotional day at the courthouse but worth noting there was no visible reaction whatever from jerry sandusky as you learned he would spend the next 30 years behind bars. interestingly the appearance has changed since the trial this summer. he was much t
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
over 15 years. but a judge today sentenced the former penn state assistant football coach to no less than 30 years and no more than 60 years in prison. whether 400 or 60 or even 30 simply put, sandusky at age 68 will most likely die behind bars. the former coach did not go down without a last minute play, if you will. last night, on the very eve of his sentencing, sandusky released an audio recording to a campus radio station. and i just want to play a portion of it for you. listen to this. >> they can take away my life, they can make me out as a monster, they can treat me as a monday sfreste monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. my wives has been my only sex partner and that was after marriage. >> jason carol was inside the courtroom for the sentencing today. just listening to that audio, he is still claiming he's not a monster, he is the victim in all of this. but you heard them, victims had their say in court today. what did you see and hear in there? >> well it wasn't just the victims who had their say in court
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, investigators, the system, penn state, psychologists, civil attorneys and ore accusers. they won." the judge sentenced him to 30 to 60 years in prison telling sandusky this crime is not only what you did to their bodies but to their psyche and souls. outside court prosecutor joe said sandusky's statement was a joke. >> it was self-centered. it was devoid of any connection to the reality of the harm he caused. >> reporter: joe amendola set the grounds for appeal saying acquittal was possible had he had more time to prepare his case. >> what was the harm in giving him another six months to prove that? to do more research? to do more investigative work? which is what we were in the process of doing. >> reporter: the victim attorney doesn't believe there are any grounds for an appeal. though she was satisfied with today's sentence, she feels it still may not be enough. >> i honestly don't believe that there is enough time in the universe to create justice in this case. >> reporter: so again, wolf, sandusky sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in prison. sandusky telling the court, "please don't cl
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
the headlines on "andrea mitchell reports" today, convicted child molester former penn state football coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison. he was found guilty in june of 45 counts of child abuse. the judge told sandusky that as a 68-year-old man making the prison term essentially a life sentence his intention, 30 to 60 years. >>> the former president of the maldives has denied charges that he illegally detained a judge while in office. he was he was arrested yesterday after he ignored a court summons and defied an order prohibiting him from leaving the country. he resigned from office earlier in year when it led to public protests. >>> a taliban gunman shot a 14-year-old pakistani girl known for her activism on the schooling of girls. this happened when she was waiting for the bus to take her home from school. her doctors say that the wounds are not life-threatening. >>> this year's nobel prize in physics has been awarded two researchers for their work in quantum physics. they share the $1.2 million prize that could result in fast computers and light based
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
's hands to a wall. the mother faces up to life in prison. >>> former penn state football coach jerry sandusky set to be sentenced tomorrow. he was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts in his child sex abuse case. the judge said to be determining whether sandusky will serve sentences simultaneously or consecutively. >>> joran van der sloot is going to be a father? jenna: no. jon: ecch he is serving a 28-year sentence for murdering a young peruvian woman. a dutch newspaper citing van der sloot's lawyer says he is expecting a child with a woman who came to his prison to make an unsupervised visit. go figure. jenna: oh for goodness sakes. i mean really. jon: so we're told. jenna: all right. now we're going to move on to politics, how about that? we're following an interesting trend in the wake of last week's debate. after the president's performance against governor mitt romney more and more journalists and political insiders including a columnist from "the washington post" are asking one question. does president obama really want to win the election. >> he lost the debate because he had noth
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
college years at penn state. everything was just kind of an evolution. i think that the filled auditorium last night got a good understanding of everybody reads that and says, geez, i wonder if i could do something like that. push come to shove, could i do that? i think what it did was added the natural evolution that when they got done watching that, they said yeah, now we understand why he did what he did. >> well, on this sunday, mr. and mrs. murphy, you give us hope, courage and faith in the great american spirit and we can't thank you enough that you had your boy and sharing your story. >> author of s.e.a.l. of honor, we appreciate talking to you. >> brand-new details on the investigation into the four americans murdered at our consulate in libya. we have a live update in moments. >> if you make a mistake on the field, your coach makes you take a lap. now one state says that's equal to corporal punishment. your emails on this topic coming up next. [ mujahid ] there was a little bit of trepidation, not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you
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